County Police Update Wednesday’s Newark-Area Shooting

New Castle County Police have released details in a shooting the only FSU told you about yesterday.

Officials said patrol officers from the New Castle County Division of Police were dispatched to the entrance of Spring Crossing Apartments for a report of a shooting that had just occurred.

When the officers arrived, they located a 17-year-old male victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound to a lower extremity. He was transported to a local area hospital by ambulance where he was treated and released.

Detectives from the New Castle County Division of Police Criminal Investigation Unit are asking anyone with information or video pertaining to this investigation to contact Detective Gino Cevallos at 302-395-8110 or by email at or by calling the New Castle County Division of Police non-emergency number at 302-573-2800.

Breaking Report

New Castle County Police are investigating a shooting in Glasgow.

Just before 2:10, Wednesday afternoon rescue crews from Aetna Hose, Hook, and Ladder, along with New Castle County Paramedics and Police resound to 41 Winterhaven Drive In Newark for reports of a shooting.

Trooper 4, already in the air patrolling, arrived in the area shortly after the call came in.  Trooper 4 landed nearby before crews reported that they would go by ground.

It’s believed that one patient was transported with a wound to a lower extremity.



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